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Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering: aides
Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering: aides

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez experienced "complications," including bleeding, during his cancer surgery, but is showing positive signs of recovery.

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering: aides
Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president
Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was recovering after a successful cancer operation at a Cuban hospital, his vice president said Tuesday.

Chavez cancer surgery successful: vice president
Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery
Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery

Hugo Chavez was set to leave for Cuba early Monday to undergo new cancer surgery that the Venezuelan leftist president admitted was urgently needed to fight the deadly disease.

Chavez to leave for Cuba for more cancer surgery
Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery
Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was poised to return to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer treatment, having spoken for the first time of giving up power if his condition worsens or he dies.

Venezuela's Chavez needs more cancer surgery
Chavez summit no-show raises new health fears
Chavez summit no-show raises new health fears

The rumor mill over the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is again spinning wildly as cancer-related treatment forces the leftist anti-US firebrand to skip another international summit.

Chavez summit no-show raises new health fears
US actor Larry Hagman dies at 81: family
US actor Larry Hagman dies at 81: family

US actor Larry Hagman, who became famous for his role of J.R. Ewing in the US television show "Dallas," has died at the age of 81 after losing a battle with cancer.

US actor Larry Hagman dies at 81: family
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Cancer drug helps MS patients, trials show

A drug initially developed to treat some types of cancer now appears to help people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), a study said Thursday.

Cancer drug helps MS patients, trials show
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Breast cancer screening saves lives, says study

The benefits of preemptive breast cancer screening outweigh the risks, a study said Tuesday, insisting the practice saves thousands of lives.

Breast cancer screening saves lives, says study
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170 million Euro required for oncology patients in Kazakhstan

The 7th Congress of CIS Oncologists and Radiologists was held in Astana.

170 million Euro required for oncology patients in Kazakhstan
A woman undergoes a mammogram. ©REUTERS
Menopause drugs: Study stokes new debate over cancer risk

Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) soon after menopause do not show higher cancer incidence within 16 years.

Menopause drugs: Study stokes new debate over cancer risk
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Billionaire Buffett cancer treatment over: report

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has completed radiation treatment for prostate cancer, according to a newspaper owned by the larger-than-life financier.

Billionaire Buffett cancer treatment over: report
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation

About 50 types of cancer have been added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people who became sick after the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001.

Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation
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Kazakhstan to get 5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers

5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers will be created in the existing oncology centers in Almaty, Semey, Karaganda, Aktobe and Astana: Minister.

Kazakhstan to get 5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers
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Sunbed tanning kills 800 in Europe every year: study

Sunbed users run a 20 percent higher risk than non-users of developing skin cancer, according to a report that blamed some 800 melanoma deaths in Europe every year on indoor tanning.

Sunbed tanning kills 800 in Europe every year: study
Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61
Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

Sally Ride, first US woman in space dead at 61
A man sells tobacco for chewing. ©REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
India clamps down on killer chewing tobacco

Anil Kanade seems almost too stunned to speak about the deadly cancer recently found in his mouth, caused by his addiction to a popular Indian chewing tobacco that doctors say is fuelling an epidemic.

India clamps down on killer chewing tobacco
Chavez insists he is 'totally' cancer-free
Chavez insists he is 'totally' cancer-free

Firebrand Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insisted Monday that he is "totally" cancer-free and ready to take on what promises to be a tough re-election battle without "physical restrictions."

Chavez insists he is 'totally' cancer-free
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More than 80 people develop cancer in Kazakhstan daily

More than 30 thousand people develop different types of cancer in Kazakhstan annually. This makes more than 80 people a day.

More than 80 people develop cancer in Kazakhstan daily
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Every third woman over 50 years old has breast cancer condition in Astana

1209 patients out of 4000 women who underwent medical examination suffer precancerous lesion or breast cancer in Astana.

Every third woman over 50 years old has breast cancer condition in Astana
Deputy chairman of the Executive Council of Nazarbayev University, M.D. Almaz Sharman. Photo courtesy of aef.kz
Kazakhstan scientists working on "smart bombs" against cancer

Scientists of the genomics laboratory of Nazarbayev University are working on the medicines capable of pinpointly destroying cancer cells.

Kazakhstan scientists working on "smart bombs" against cancer